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Kathmandu, Nepal, satellite image. North is at top. Kathmandu, which has a population of 700,000 is Nepal's capital and largest city. It is located in central Nepal in the Eastern Himalaya mountains, 1370 metres above sea level. At right is Tribhuvan International Airport. At lower centre is the Bagmati River. The bright green area at centre is Ratna Park, below it is Nepal's national stadium. Taken by the Ikonos satellite on 8 September 2002.
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